Imported red onions on recall

A Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigation into an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning has led to the recall of red onions Sysco foodservice company brought in from the United States.

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A Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigation into an outbreak of salmonella food poisoning has led to the recall of red onions Sysco foodservice company brought in from the United States.

Although the illnesses centred on Western Canada, the recall is nation-wide.

The Public Health Agency of Canada says there have been 55 people sickened since July 24 and is advising Canadians to not eat any imported onions or foods containing imported onions.

In total, 102 people have been sickened and 16 of them have been hospitalized.

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